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Airline: United Airlines
Incident Date: Jun 08, 2012
Report Date: August 2012
Incident Type: Death
Animal: Dog
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: 7 years
Flight Number: UA1689
Originating Airport: IAH (George Bush Intercontinental/Houston)
Destination Airport: SAN (San Diego Intl)
Reporting Airport: SAN (San Diego Intl)


Animal Incident Report to the U.S. Department of Transportation Pursuant to 14 CFR § 234.13

Reporting Period: June 1-30, 2012


July 16, 2012


INCIDENT #1: UA flight #1689 Houston to San Diego Dog– Cavalier King Charles Spaniel / 7yrs old Male June 8, 2012 Name: Jake

Owner/Guardian REDACTED


Description of the Incident: Pet arrived San Diego deceased upon arrival.

Description of the Cause of the Incident: A necropsy was performed and the cause of death was diagnosed as chronic cardiac disease.

Description of any corrective action taken: None as the cause of death was not related to United Airlines’ handling.

PetFlight Report:
August 2012 Airline Pet Travel Report

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